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Head of Governance and Corporate Compliance

Job Title: Head of Governance and Corporate Compliance
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Ultimo, New South Wales
Industry: Professional Services
Reference: BBBH25267_1557728111
Job Published 13th May 2019

TAFE NSW is the largest skills and training provider of vocational education and training in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. We strive to deliver relevant, high quality, practical and creative training designed to equip the workforce of tomorrow

The Governance, Legal and Risk team exits to protect and enhance the brand reputation of TAFE NSW. The branch is led by the General Manager Governance, Legal and Risk, and high-performance managers who are committed to leading based on the guiding principles of professionalism, service and wellbeing.

This role is responsible for formulating and implementing the overall organisational strategy to embed and promote best practice corporate governance across TAFE NSW. You'll be enabling the Board and Executive to drive superior business performance and mitigate potential compliance and reputational risks to the organisation.

This is a rare and challenging opportunity to shape enterprise governance at the same time as delivering short-term day to day operational demands within deadlines, and to progressively implement important longer-term priorities efficiently.

We are seeing a values-based leader with experience building the capability and inspiring the performance of a diverse team spanning areas such as compliance, secretariat, governance, records management, privacy and GIPA functions. We are ideally seeking experience in the public sector with the proven capability to engage effectively with government sector stakeholders and regulators.

You will be joining an ambitious and progressive leadership team and have significant scope to contribute to the reform agenda and success of this large, complex and very important organisation.


To apply and for a copy of the Role Description

Derwent has been engaged by TAFE NSW to manage the recruitment process for this role.

Candidate information:

Please click here to download a copy of the role description. For more information please contact Andrew McEncroe at NSWTAFE@derwentsearch.com.au or call (02) 9091 3230, reference #25267.

To apply:

Please provide a cover letter highlighting your suitability for the role and a resume by the due date.

Applications close: 27th May 2019


NOTE: For permanent positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For most Temporary jobs, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

TAFE NSW is an accessible employer who encourages applications from people with a disability, should you require any assistance with your application - please contact Kelly Yates on 02 6058 2749.